Chemistry and Chemical Reactivity (9th Edition)

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1133949649
ISBN 13: 978-1-13394-964-0

Chapter 6 The Structure of Atoms - Study Questions - Page 247e: 76


See the answer below.

Work Step by Step

$\psi^2$ is the probability density, which multiplied by the volume of a region gives the probability of finding the electron within this region. Since $4\pi r^2$ has units of area, $4\pi r^2\psi^2$ has units of probability by length.
Update this answer!

You can help us out by revising, improving and updating this answer.

Update this answer

After you claim an answer you’ll have 24 hours to send in a draft. An editor will review the submission and either publish your submission or provide feedback.